Introduction to psychology by charles stangor

Gee rated it liked it May 24, Decently informative but poorly written, only reasonably-well organized, and full of arbitrary opinions. I would have literally ANY other textbook as I imagine it would have given Decently informative but poorly written, only reasonably-well organized, and full of arbitrary opinions.

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Introduction to Psychology

Feb 14, Crystal Shane rated it it was ok. Ok, I picked this book up from the Saylor Academy's Introduction to Psychology course, as I was fascinated inttroduction the subject, and decided to self study. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

It can serve as supplementary reading for students intoduction child development Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Lists with This Book. Finding it a bit dry compared to others plotnik for example.

Introduction to Psychology by Charles Stangor

I skipped some chapters so I cannot describe how great entirely this book is, however, I love chapter 3 about Brain. Nickie Rager rated it really liked it May 03, Decently informative but poorly written, only reasonably-well organized, and full of arbitrary opinions.

Overall it was a great find and was very helpful.

Open Preview See nitroduction Problem? Dawson - Athabasca University Press Intended to introduce both graduate and senior undergraduate students to the foundations of cognitive science, the book 'Mind, Body, World' addresses a number of questions currently being asked by those practicing in the field.

Stzngor has attempted to give to the psychological conditions of mental life a more conspicuous place. Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Psychology. Apr 14, Jesryl added it.

Nov 03, Christian Adam rated it did not like it Shelves: Introduction to Psychology 3. I would have literally ANY other textbook as I imagine it would have given Decently informative but poorly written, only reasonably-well organized, and full of arbitrary opinions. Bryce Tyrrell rated it it was ok May 14, In the second place, the author has aimed to adopt the genetic method of treatment.

Introduction to Psychology by Charles Stangor

Dec 24, Fotis Koutoulakis rated it really liked it Shelves: Gee rated it liked it May 24, You will learn that psychology matters because it helps us understand behavior and that our knowledge of psychology is based on empirical study. This book is not pages, it's about pages the version you can find from MIT OCW if you go Ok, I picked this book up from the Saylor Academy's Introduction to Psychology course, as I was fascinated by the subject, and decided to self study.

If you are interested in the specific brain function, I highly recommend you to read chapter 3.

I can't say much more about the hcarles, since I haven't read many more on the subject, but it was a good read for me overall. Maybe he thought he was being objective but it mostly just sounded outdated and insensitive. I didn't learn too much from that particular chapter, since I had already learnt much of the information within from the Coursera "Learn how to learn" course, but it served as interesting revision material, and a good reference, proving that much of what you learn is solid documented scientific evidence.

But there were times when both pros and cons about a topic were expressed, without any conclusion.

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As a quick final note, I must also say that I think it is amazing that Stangor provided this text online at no cost. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Sep 15, Charity rated it it was ok Shelves: First of srangor, I found several chapters particularly interesting, including the one on the brain and the nervous system, the one on consciousness and the one on sensation and perception.

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